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Free Morgan Field Day: Horse-Powered Demonstrations, Silent Auction, Craft Demonstrations, Hwy 213 and A, Evansville WI, Saturday, September 26th, 10 am to 4 pm

  • 14729 County Road A Evansville, WI, 53536 United States (map)

The Wisconsin Morgan Horse Club recreates the horse-powered era of the late 1880s to early 1910s at the popular Morgan Field Day on Saturday, September 26, 2015, at the Magnolia Town Hall and Larson Acres Dairy Farm in Evansville from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., corner of Highway 213 and County A. Free admission and free parking. 

The Field Day Venue is the Magnolia Town Hall and adjacent field lent to us by Larson Acres Dairy Farm.  

In the Town Hall, we will host a silent auction  (check back here for photos of auction offerings), the Parkview FFA will be selling food and beverages and a number of crafts people including the Rock County Senior Volunteers will demonstrate arts such as spinning, knitting, and weaving.  

Horse drawn ice cream churn

Horse drawn ice cream churn

Outdoors, Larson Acres has kindly lent us a field for the day for our demonstrations which is right next to the Magnolia Town Hall:

Plowing (at various intervals during the day)

Horse-powered ice-cream making machine at various times. including ice cream and desserts for sale to benefit the Amish school.

            10:00   Farrier demo

            10:30   Sidesaddle Demo/ Civil War Discussion

            11:00   Stone Boat Pull

            12:00   Harnessing Demo

            12:15   Driving - Cones Course

            12:45   Farrier

            1:15     Sidesaddle Demo/ Civil War Discussion

            1:45     Dressage/Jumping Demo

            2:15     Harnessing Demo

            2:30     Driving - Cones Course

            3:00     Stone Boat Pull

            3:15     Farrier

Larson Acres, a state of the art dairy operation, will also provide farm tours at 1 p.m. and  3 p.m.  Space is limited to 50 people for each tour and sign up in advance is required at the Field Day venue. You will be directed from the Field Day Venue to Larson Acres farm.

An outdoor tent will also host various crafts demonstrations throughout the day:

                10:30      Bread Making                                       

                11:00      Weaving Demo

                11:30      Spinning Demo

                12:00      Butter Churning Demo

                12:30      Amish Craftsman Talk

                 1:00       Bread Making Demo

                1:30        Weaving Demo

                 2:00       Churning Demo

                 2:30       Spinning Demo

                 3:00       Amish Craftsman Talk

If you would like to participate or for more information, please contact Beth Anne Heyrman, wild1cat2@gmail.com, 920-488-2703 or Lauraine Smith, ljsmith45@gmail.com,  (608) 576-2969.   

ote:  Please respect the participants and demonstrators and kindly ask permission before you photograph them.